Society & Art

Review-Between the Kola Forest and the Salty Sea

Between the Kola Forest and the Salty Sea reveals the long-hidden story of those who lived in the region before Liberia was created. The book brings forth inspiring revelations laying bare for the readers the different languages and ethnic groups of Liberia. Burrowes narrates that, the barkless or “kaykay” dog found in Liberian villages were a favorite pet of Ancient Egyptian pharaohs, and kola – once used as an ingredient in soft

Liberia Village Tales Publishing seeks submission

Submission Guidelines ONCE UPON A TIME IN LIBERIA Once Upon a Time in Liberia is a VTP first anthology to be published in paperback and ebook formats. The following guidelines are for submission for publication. We are accepting submissions from November 1, 2016 to November 1, 2017 from anywhere in the world. Send us your best work, we’d love to read it. CURRENT CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS: Short Story | Poetry

Person voting Liberia Election 2017

  (December 14, 2016): The most important power one has as a voter is the power of his or her vote. It is the power you have as voters to hold all elected and appointed individuals in various positions of power, including the presidency accountable. This power is guaranteed under the Liberian Constitution. This is your undisputable power and right that allows you to make your government work for you.

Liberian born model Deddeh Howard

  <img alt=”Model Deddeh Howard's ” class=”StretchedBox W(100%) H(100%) ie-7_H(a)” src=”–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9ODAw/ Howard, an American model born and raised in West Africa, is tired of black models being marginalized, so she’s doing something about it. Howard is raising awareness for more diversity in the fashion industry by publishing a series of photos to her website in which she recreates major advertising campaigns that originally starred A-list white models and actresses. She calls her project “Black

"Made In Liberia," No One Would Buy

By Kuluba Mucolor I always say: Don’t let PRIDE and PREJUDICE make you go broke. Explore NEW things and places, sometimes in your back…yard! Vacation in your town or city or give a small business the chance to show or test new ideas, products or merchandise. I took that chance in Monrovia one day. A street seller was passing by carrying a stack of slippers that looked colorful and attractive.

Liberia Beaches, some of the best in west africa

Receives national five years Tourism and  Trade Strategy (London November 10, 2016) The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), has expressed firm commitment to boost Liberia’s Road Map to enable the country become a prime tourism  destination.The Secretary General of the UNWTO, Taleb Rifai, in a deeply reflective outlook, intimated that Liberia has always had  a special relationship  with the World Tourism Organization;  stressing that Liberia represents a ‘Story of

The book, the Paradigm of Oil Diplomacy in Africa: USA-China New Strategic Interest in Africa’s Oil

The Paradigm of Oil Diplomacy in Africa: USA-China New Strategic Interest in Africa’s Oil and Energy; covering other wide-range of critical issues including the Tale of Violations against Liberia Journalists, the Impacts of African Women in Global Politics, the Prospects and Challenges of Globalization in Africa and Problem and Challenges of African Diplomacy, is expected to be released in December, 2016. The book is authored by the former Senior Policy

Althea Romeo-Mark’s collection of selected poems, If Only the Dust Would Settle, is the outgrowth of a series of poetry readings, commissioned by VITA

By Valerie Knowles-Combie Althea Romeo-Mark’s collection of selected poems, If Only the Dust Would Settle, is the outgrowth of a series of poetry readings, commissioned by VITA (Verein fur Interkulturelle Treffpunkte und Anlaufstellen), an “umbrella organization that focuses on the integration of immigrants in Switzerland.” Romeo-Mark’s introduction explains that her poems are connected to a personal essay. “A Home with Endless Space” (7), a very significant construct that reinforces the

Liberian poet Wesley to read at Alma Mata

Liberian poet and writer Dr. Patricia Jabbeh Wesley will read her work at her Alma mata, the University of Liberia according to a release from her office.  I would like to invite my friends, Facebook followers, former classmates and schoolmates, students of the University of Liberia and other area universities to my first formal reading from my poetry and memoir manuscript at the University of Liberia on July 7, 2016,

Lone Stars Coach Takes Break From Coaching

Staff report The Lone Stars Head Coach, James Salinsa Debbah has said he is taking a break to seek medical attention in the United States. Debbah has announced he was resigning from the Liberian national team as head coach, terming criticisms against him as unfair and which have mounted in recent weeks.  Veteran Ghanaian Coach Kwesi Appiah has been tipped to fill the void, a report the Liberian FA has denied.